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Welcome to AFP Oklahoma!  

The AFP Oklahoma Chapter advances and promotes philanthropy by empowering people and organizations to practice ethical and effective professional fundraising. 

We do this through:

  • Education & Training                                                                                Join AFP today!
  • Promoting Credentialing
  • Providing Resources
  • Networking 
  • Mentoring 
  • Advocacy
  • Recognition

We are a very successful and effective mid-size chapter in existence since 1980, serving the Oklahoma City metro area and Oklahoma County. The chapter is known for quality monthly educational luncheons and for providing top-notch conferences, including our annual National Philanthropy Day event. Membership has steadily grown since our Chapter's inception and currently stands at approximately 140 members. For more information, contact Garrett Hondronastas at 528-3663.

We have monthly chapter meetings featuring speakers and topics that are relevant to you as a fundraiser. Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month, 11:30am - 1:00pm (meetings are not held in July and the month of our National Philanthropy Day conference).

 

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Mar 27 - Vice President of Advancement
Wayland Baptist University invites nominations and applications for the position of Vice President of Advancement. The university seeks an experienced advancement professional who embraces Wayland Baptist’s history and values—and who can move the institution forward through significant fundraising and friend-raising initiatives. This position is an important addition to the university leadership team, and the successful individual will be expected to grow alumni engagement and philanthropy while assuring dynamic public relations and museum service functions. ... more >
Mar 16 - Development & Grants Manager
Teach For America • Oklahoma City seeks a Development & Grants Manager (DGM) to play a key role on our Development team and in our region's efforts to increase our base of supporters. Specifically, the Development & Grants Manager is charged with generating sustainable and regenerative financial support and advocacy within Oklahoma City/Central Oklahoma’s donor base and building public awareness of our organization. A successful DGM is exceptionally organized with strong attention to detail and a high bar for quality; is a critical thinker with a keen understanding of what motivates others; displays sound judgment in prioritizing actions based on outcomes; and is able to get results through others. Primarily, the Development and Grants Manager is responsible for the successful draw down of our region's public and private restricted awards portfolio for both OKC and any statewide grants shared with the Greater Tulsa region. They aggregate materials and data to be used by the TFA Grant Office in developing restricted award proposal budgets and defining award setup. The Grant Manager also monitors the programmatic activities sponsored by grants, ensuring that expenditures are properly tracked, documented, and coded in systems of record; this includes AmeriCorps tracking responsibilities, state funding contracts, and other corporate and foundation portfolios. This team member will report directly to the Managing Director of Development and Public Affairs • Oklahoma City (MDDPA) and work closely with our budget tracking staff, Executive Director, and Greater Tulsa team for state-wide grants. ... more >
Mar 7 - All Access Arts Assistant
The All Access Arts Assistant will focus on capacity building through direct service and volunteer management. Responsibilities include: • Assist All Access Arts Director with general program management. This includes, but is not limited to, communication with teaching artists, site visits, and tracking program data • Effectively liaison with partner sites, agencies, ACOKC staff, and teaching artists to best serve participants • Effectively co-manage volunteer committees and front-line volunteers; track and enter volunteer data, utilizing a database • Do word processing, written and digital communication, assemble collateral materials, procure supplies and keep detailed lists • Assist with meeting and event planning, set-up, implementation, follow-up, and documentation; • Attend meetings and events as required, including some outside of regular office hours ... more >
Mar 29 - Study Reveals Communications Gap Between Mid-Level Donors, Nonprofits
(Mar. 29, 2017) A new fundraising study shows that many mid-level donors fall into a communications "black hole," forgotten by the organizations they faithfully support, according to a press release by NextAfter. ... more >
Mar 29 - Interview with Eileen Heisman, ACFRE
Eileen Heisman, ACFRE, president and CEO of the National Philanthropic Trust, talks about her career, growing donor-advised funds and her love of illiquid assets! ... more >
Mar 29 - Text Messaging as a Fundraising Tool
(Mar. 29, 2017) Text can be a powerful ally to charities and nonprofit organizations. Not only can texting help you to raise funds, but it can also be valuable in doing other forms of outreach and communication to donors and stakeholders, as well as volunteers and paid staff. ... more >
Mar 29 - AFP Top Ten (Week of March 29, 2017): Don't Thank Your Donors, Actigiving, More!
(Mar. 29, 2017) Our weekly round-up of blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your fundraising goals. ... more >
Mar 21 - Calling All Artists, Poets and Photographers!
AFP members everywhere are invited to submit their art and poetry to exhibit at the Diversity Art Showcase at the 54th International Conference on Fundraising, April 30- May 2, 2017, in San Francisco, Ca. ... more >